Funding Alert 221 June 2022

Funding Opportunities in June

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We have updated a wide range of opportunities in Funding Alert this month. A there are new funds and some older fimilar funds some of which will be closing soon. Keep a sharp look out for tight deadlines (Highlighted in RED) don’t hold back get that application in before the closing date.

For updates and information on Business Funding take a look at our Business Gateway page.

This funding page highlights just a few of "this months’ offers" from the Funding Alert buletin. If you have any suggestions of how we can make Funding Alert better or any areas you think we can improve, please let us know. Remember to assist in searching, the funders are organised into categories of funding streams, a click on the category heading in the topic index will take you to the chosen section, then click on the link to see if you can apply, short application deadlines are highlighted in red so make sure you’re quick off the mark! This page shows only a few of the opportunities on offer in this month’s Funding Alert; a full copy can be  downloaded from here or sign up for a copy to be sent to your email. Don’t forget to have a look at our support pages they might help with your application. We hope you find something that supports all of the great work you are doing out in our communities.

NEWS and Covid-19 UPDATES

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3. National Heritage Memorial Fund - COVID-19 Response Fund

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Grants are available to community and public sector organisations in the UK for projects to protect nationally important heritage assets that are at risk due to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Deadline 30 April 2023

https://www.nhmf.org.uk/funding/covid-19-response-fund

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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5. Argyll and Bute Flexible Food Fund

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Argyll and Bute Council has launched a new fund aimed at tackling financial insecurity for adults and families across Argyll and Bute. The Fund offers financial support and wider confidential professional help to anyone suffering hardship. Working in partnership with the Community Food Forum, Bute Advice Centre and ALIenergy, households with low incomes and no access to cash savings can apply for immediate financial support. The Fund will help support daily living expenses.  This fund is for individuals.

Open for applications

https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/forms/flexible-food-fund

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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6. National Emergencies Trust (with Crowdfunding) – Local Action Fund

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A maximum of £20,000 of match funding per organisation is available for not-for-profit groups and organisations in the UK who can raise their initial funding through a crowdfunding campaign to help them get back on their feet after the challenges of the pandemic.

Deadline Ongoing 

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/local-action-fund

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

     Arts & Culture

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 9. Foyle Foundation Main Grants SchemeFoyle foundation pic 1

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Grants in the range of £10,000 to £50,000 are available to registered charities in the UK to support the performing or visual arts and for projects that facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and learning.

Deadline Ongoing

http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/index.php

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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13. Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust - Open Grant Fund

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One-off cash awards of up to £5,000 are available to support the development of school pipe bands in Scotland.

Deadline Ongoing

https://sspdt.org.uk/funding/open-grant-fund-guidelines/

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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16. Community Cycling Fund – Events Grantscommunity cycling fund pic 1

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Grants of between £5,000 and £15,000  are available for local authorities, businesses, charities, and other community groups across Scotland to deliver activities and events that promote new cycling opportunities and encourage more people to start cycling.

Deadline: 20 June 2022

https://www.visitscotland.org/events/funding/community-cycling-fund

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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19. Shackleton Foundation Leadership Award

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Seed funding grants up to £10,000 and support are available to inspirational leaders and early stage social enterprises in the UK to establish their own non-profit ventures with the potential to provide solutions to intractable social problems faced by disadvantaged and socially marginalised young people.

Deadline: Ongoing

http://shackletonfoundation.org/

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

     Children and Families

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23. ASDA Foundation - U18 Better Starts Grants

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Grants from £500 to £1,500 are available for local organisations in the United Kingdom to support activities for children under 18 years old to improve their lives and the community. For Round 2, a focus of the grant is to ensure children are supported during the summer.

Deadline 19 August 2022

https://www.asdafoundation.org/foundation-grants

  .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

 

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27. Investing in Communities Fund – Round 2

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The Investing in Communities Fund (ICF) is a streamlined communities fund that is delivered as part of the Empowering Communities Programme. Grants between £5,000 and £350,000 are available.(£150,00 in a single year). The fund reflects Scottish Government commitment to investing in communities so that they can develop the resources and resilience to decide their own aspirations, priorities and solutions in response. The fund supports the most disadvantaged or fragile communities to tackle poverty in all its forms on their own terms.

Deadline 28 June 2022

https://www.gov.scot/policies/community-empowerment/empowering-communities-fund/#ICF

 .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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34. Scotmid Co-op Community GrantsScotmid community grant pic 1

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Grants of up to £500 are available to local voluntary and community groups and charities for projects that support local communities served by Scotmid stores.

Deadline Ongoing

https://www.scotmid.coop/community-and-charity/supporting-local-communities/community-grant/

 .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

      Environment and Conservation

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35.  Paths for All - Community Paths Grantscommunity paths grant pic 1

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Grants up to £1,500 are available to help community groups in Scotland create, promote and maintain local community paths.

Deadline 08 July 2022

https://www.pathsforall.org.uk/community-paths/cmp-grants

  .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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38. Historic Environment Scotland - Heritage and Place Fund

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Grants are available to support not-for-profit organisations in Scotland to deliver heritage-focused and community-led regeneration schemes of the local historic environment.

 Deadline 31 July 2022

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/grants-and-funding/our-grants/heritage-place-programme/

  .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

    General Funding

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50. MacRobert Trust

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Grants up to £1,000 and for more than £50,000 are available to registered charities with a preference for organisations based in Scotland which have projects that address the themes set out by The MacRobert Trust.

 Deadline Ongoing

http://www.themacroberttrust.org.uk/grant-making/monetary-awards/

  .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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54. Ash Scotland – Small Grants

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Grants of £500 are available for charities and community groups in Scotland to support projects and activities that address smoking.

Deadline 29 August 2022   

https://www.ashscotland.org.uk/what-you-can-do/scotlands-charter-for-a-tobacco-free-generation/charter-small-grants/

 .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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59. Scottish Government National Drugs Mission - Local Support Fund

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Funding of up to £50,000 per year for up to five years is available to small community-based groups which deliver frontline services to support people who use drugs, people in recovery and their families.

Deadline Ongoing   

https://www.corra.scot/grants/drugs-services-funds/

 .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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62. Let’s Do Net Zero Community Buildings Fund

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Let’s Do Net Zero Community Buildings Fund under CARES will help community organisations reduce their building energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Grant funding is available for up to 80% of eligible costs up to a maximum of £80,000.

Deadline Ongoing

https://localenergy.scot/funding/lets-do-net-zero-community-buildings-fund/

.....Check out Funding Alert for more details

Poverty and Cost of Living Crisis

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67. Chance to FlourishChance to flourish pic 1

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Grants up to £15,000 are available for registered charities in Scotland to support projects and activities that benefit vulnerable children, young people, and families most at risk of poverty.

Deadline 17 June 2022

https://www.chancetoflourish.co.uk/

.....Check out Funding Alert for more details

 

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70. Scotland - Workforce Wellbeing Fund for Adult Social Work and Social Care

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Grants are available to public, private and voluntary organisations in Scotland's adult social work and social care sector to support projects which look after the wellbeing of staff.

Deadline 29 July 2022

https://www.inspiringscotland.org.uk/workforce-wellbeing-fund-for-adult-social-work-and-social-care/

.....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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78. Weir Charitable Trust

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Grants up to £25,000are available to small charities or community groups in Scotland for work addressing sport, health, culture, animal welfare, or recreational facilities.

Deadline 31 August 2022  

http://www.weircharitabletrust.com/

 .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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85. National Lottery Community Fund - Young Start Fund

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Grants of between £10,001 and £100,000 for up to three years are available to voluntary and community organisations in Scotland for work that helps young people (aged 8 to 24) to become more confident and play an active part in realising their potential.

Deadline Ongoing 

https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/programmes/young-start

.........Check out Funding Alert for more details